Changes in quality of life after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer after dissemination of intensity modulated radiation therapy

Changes in quality of life after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer after... J Radiat Oncol (2017) 6:295–300 DOI 10.1007/s13566-016-0269-0 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Changes in quality of life after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer after dissemination of intensity modulated radiation therapy 1 2,3 1,3 4 Elyn H. Wang & Shi-Yi Wang & Pamela R. Soulos & Ronald C. Chen & 3,5 1,3,6,7 1,3,6,8 Simon P. Kim & Cary P. Gross & James B. Yu Received: 5 March 2016 /Accepted: 28 July 2016 /Published online: 10 August 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract were used to compare change in HRQOL from baseline to Objective It is unclear whether the adoption of intensity- follow-up as measured by physical and mental component modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer is scores between patients during the two different eras. associated with improved health-related quality of life Results During the first 2 years after treatment, mental com- (HRQOL). Therefore, we examined the HRQOL of elderly ponent scores at follow-up among patients during the early era patients who had undergone external beam radiation therapy declined significantly but no such decline was observed (EBRT) during two eras: 1998–2001, when 3D-CRT was the among patients during the late era (beta = 5.18; p = 0.008 late standard of care for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Radiation Oncology Springer Journals

Changes in quality of life after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer after dissemination of intensity modulated radiation therapy

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2016 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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Medicine & Public Health; Oncology; Imaging / Radiology; Cancer Research; Surgical Oncology; Surgery; Radiotherapy
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1948-7894
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1948-7908
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10.1007/s13566-016-0269-0
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J Radiat Oncol (2017) 6:295–300 DOI 10.1007/s13566-016-0269-0 ORIGINAL RESEARCH Changes in quality of life after radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer after dissemination of intensity modulated radiation therapy 1 2,3 1,3 4 Elyn H. Wang & Shi-Yi Wang & Pamela R. Soulos & Ronald C. Chen & 3,5 1,3,6,7 1,3,6,8 Simon P. Kim & Cary P. Gross & James B. Yu Received: 5 March 2016 /Accepted: 28 July 2016 /Published online: 10 August 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract were used to compare change in HRQOL from baseline to Objective It is unclear whether the adoption of intensity- follow-up as measured by physical and mental component modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer is scores between patients during the two different eras. associated with improved health-related quality of life Results During the first 2 years after treatment, mental com- (HRQOL). Therefore, we examined the HRQOL of elderly ponent scores at follow-up among patients during the early era patients who had undergone external beam radiation therapy declined significantly but no such decline was observed (EBRT) during two eras: 1998–2001, when 3D-CRT was the among patients during the late era (beta = 5.18; p = 0.008 late standard of care for

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Journal of Radiation OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 10, 2016

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